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Inspirational Woman: Hannah MacLeod MBE | Hockey Player & Olympic Gold Medallist

Dr Hannah MacLeod is a double Olympic medallist, with the record-breaking Great Britain Women’s hockey team, culminating in winning Gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. She has a doctorate in Exercise Physiology and has helped build a successful specialist nutrition consultancy business. Hannah was born in Boston, Lincolnshire 9th June 1984 and grew up moving...
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544 women receive awards in the New Year’s Honours List 2019

544 women have received awards in the New Year’s Honours List for 2019 – making up 47 per cent of the list.  A number of prominent women are being recognised on the list, including a damehood for Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money, for services to financial services and women in the financial services;...
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Inspirational Woman: Alex Danson MBE | Captain of England & Great Britain Hockey

Alex Danson MBE is an Olympic Gold Medallist and Captain of England & Great Britain Hockey. She is also one of Investec Click & Invest‘s sports ambassadors. Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role I was born in Southampton and raised in Odiham which has a real community feel. We didn’t...
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Patricia Routledge among those honoured by the Queen

The Keeping Up Appearances star was one of many honoured today by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.  The 88-year old actress was made a Dame for her services to theatre and charity. About the honour, she said: ‘I’m still in a state of surprise and very thrilled, and very thrilled that the Prince of Wales...
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Inspirational Woman: Kelly Hoppen MBE | Interior Designer, Author, Entrepreneur and former Dragon on BBC Dragons Den

Kelly Hoppen is an English interior designer, author and founder of Kelly Hoppen Interiors. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, she started her career at the age of sixteen designing a family friend’s kitchen. Her work has since spanned across private homes to hotels and restaurants. In 2014, she launched her first online shop selling a...
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Inspirational Woman, Jess Jeetly, receives an MBE for services to entrepreneurship

Inspirational woman, Jess Jeetly is to receive an MBE for her services to entrepreneurship, as announced in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Jeetly, formerly an optician, is a fashion entrepreneur and founder and managing director of JEETLY; a petite clothing brand for professional women. On receiving the news, Jeetly said, “I am truly delighted, humbled...
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Yachtswoman Tracy Edwards MBE launches ‘Save Maiden’ campaign in support of female education

Yachtswoman Tracy Edwards MBE is fundraising to bring the yacht Maiden home to the UK whilst simultaneously raising awareness for young girls’ rights to education. Edwards made history in 1989 after skippering the first all-female crew around the world in the beloved boat. Maiden went on to win two legs and come second overall in...
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Inspirational Female Entrepreneurs: Karen Mattison | Joint Ceo, Timewise

Karen Mattison, co-founder of Timewise (www.timewise.co.uk) – a multi-award winning business that has brought flexible hiring to the UK recruitment market. With more than 10 years of experience, Timewise is the UK’s first market place for candidates who want some flexibility on where and when they work, running multiple services: a jobs board, a recruitment...
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